Arthur C. Clarke – BRAIN PLUCKER THE WONDER PUBLISHING GROUP BLOG Wed, 01 Aug 2012 11:00:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Arthur C Clarke, Alvin Toffler & Margaret Mead Recording Mon, 23 Nov 2009 22:26:16 +0000 Yesterday I posted a pretty cool recording at the SFOHA website. A true meeting of the minds.

What does the future look like from the past? This exciting program with three people that could not better represent the intelligentsia of futurism circa 1970. This recording is from a radio program called “Sound on Film”, a series on films and the people who make them. This episode is entitled “2001–Science Fiction or Man’s Future?” Recorded May 7th, 1970. Joseph Gelman is the moderator.

At the time of this recording Arthur C. Clarke had recently collaborated on the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey with Stanley Kubrick. Alvin Toffler’s mega-influential book, Future Shock, is about to be published. And Margaret Mead is the world’s foremost cultural anthropologist.

An intriguing conversation that still has relevance today.

2001–Science Fiction or Man’s Future?

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Sat. Night Movie – Brave New Worlds: The Science Fiction Phenomenon Sat, 12 Sep 2009 22:26:56 +0000 Part 1

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Stumbled upon this video and thought I’d share. Very cool documentary that features “real” SF writers like:Robert Silverberg, Arthur C. Clarke, Geoff Ryman, John Clute, Brian Aldiss, J.G. Ballard, Kim Stanley Robinson, Karen Joy Fowler, Octavia Butler, William Gibson,  and Neal Stephenson! Lots of footage from Sci-Fi movies as well.